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Washington Insider
Fri Feb 14, 2014 04:25 PM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

PELOSI BLASTS PROPOSAL FOR GRANTING THE PRESIDENT NEW TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY

Speaking this week at a rally sponsored by the United Steelworkers and the Bluegreen Alliance, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the pending proposal to renew trade promotion authority (TPA) for President Obama is "out of the question."

The Obama administration has called on Congress to renew TPA so that it can submit implementing legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to Congress for a straight up or down vote ...

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